If you are installing an package that contains compiled code, you will
need to have an R development environment installed. You can check
if you do by running
install_version(package, version = NULL, repos = getOption("repos"), type = getOption("pkgType"), ..., quiet = FALSE)
If the specified version is NULL or the same as the most
recent version of the package, this function simply calls
install. Otherwise, it looks at the list of
archived source tarballs and tries to install an older version instead.
character vector, the base URL(s) of the repositories
to use, e.g., the URL of a CRAN mirror such as
"https://cloud.r-project.org". For more details on
supported URL schemes see
NULL to install from local files, directories or URLs:
this will be inferred by extension from
pkgs if of length one.
character, indicating the type of package to download and
install. Will be
"source" except on Windows and some macOS
builds: see the section on ‘Binary packages’ for those.
Other arguments passed on to
logical: if true, reduce the amount of output.